Christie Matthaei Named Among Women Worth Watching in STEM by Profiles in Diversity Journal

| Christie Matthaei

SEATTLE, July 1, 2024 – Knobbe Martens is pleased to announce that partner Christie Matthaei has been named a Woman Worth Watching in STEM by Profiles in Diversity Journal. Selected for their leadership and professional achievements in STEM, Diversity Journal describes recipients of this recognition as “standouts in their career[s]” as well as “outstanding mentors and strong advocates for women and minorities.”

As chair of Knobbe Martens’ recruiting committee, Ms. Matthaei plays a crucial role in ensuring the firm continues to attract top talent, while adhering to its stated principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. In addition to her role leading the firm’s recruiting committee, she also serves on its firmwide litigation and business development committees. Ms. Matthaei represents clients across various industries in all aspects of intellectual property disputes, with a focus on patent litigation.

Read Ms. Matthaei’s full profile, including her perspective on increasing diversity in STEM fields and how she charted her own career path in STEM, here.

About Knobbe Martens

Knobbe Martens is a highly respected intellectual property law firm, offering legal services in all aspects of intellectual property and technology law. The firm’s litigation group handles cases throughout the U.S. and coordinates strategy for disputes worldwide. Founded in California in 1962, the firm has about 300 lawyers and scientists based in offices located in Orange County, Los Angeles, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C. Knobbe Martens serves a diverse international client base, from multinational corporations to emerging businesses of all stages. More information about the firm can be found at